VCA Pictures
FounderRuss Hampshire
United States
ProductsPornographic films
ParentHustler Video

VCA Pictures (Video Company of America)[1] is an American pornographic film production and distribution company. The company was founded by Russ Hampshire, and was formerly a major player during the 'Golden Age of Porn'.[2] Throughout the 1970s and 1980s VCA produced big budget, plot-oriented feature films.[2] In 1982 VCA sold 12,000 units of Insatiable on its first day of release, making it the top selling video (not just adult video) that year in America.[2] In the 1990s Hampshire served one year in jail for the interstate transportation of obscene materials.[2] In 2003, VCA was bought by Hustler Video, a subsidiary of Larry Flynt-owned Larry Flynt Publications.[2] VCA maintains a separate identity within the LFP conglomerate.[2] VCA distributed the 1998 documentary Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes, and in 2004 provided footage for the HBO documentary Pornucopia.[3]


Notable films VCA has produced or distributed include Insatiable, New Wave Hookers, The Devil in Miss Jones 2, The Opening of Misty Beethoven, Times Square Comes Alive, Café Flesh, Debbie Does Dallas 3, Black Throat, Let Me Tell Ya 'bout Black Chicks and Britney Rears.[2]


Notable directors to have worked for VCA include Jim Holliday, Axel Braun, Gerard Damiano, Alex de Renzy, Gregory Dark, Henri Pachard, John Leslie, Paul Thomas, John Stagliano, Ben Dover, Michael Ninn, Veronica Hart, Eon McKai, Chloe, Nicki Hunter and Eli Cross.[2]


The following is a selection of some of the major awards VCA films have won:


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  3. ^ "VCA Pictures". IMDb. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
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